Photo story by Andreas Mikkel Hansen
Sandpits & run-ups
The Telenet Super Prestige Cyclocross Cup is a Belgian specialty. About an hour of flat out racing – cyclocross style, which means that you might run into sandpits, stairs, run-ups or barriers as you navigate the 2-3 km. long course. Cyclocross is honest racing. There are no radios or DS in the car behind, yelling orders. No team tactics (not many anyway) and no drafting or bunch-riding to the finish. This is mano-a-mano, flat out, 60 minutes of racing.
Cyclocross venues are often put up in the outskirts of smaller rural towns in Belgium and Holland. If you show up early, you might get a chance of seeing the elite riders as they do their warm-up routines and test ride the course.
Story by Andreas Mikkel Hansen
Photo credits: Andreas Mikkel Hansen
GripGrab is based on a passion for cycling and running and the dream of building a brand of products that makes these sports enjoyable no matter how cold, wet or windy it is. Great quality accessories make the difference between being too hot, or too cold, between being wet or dry, aerodynamic or flappy and between being seen or not seen.These are the products we live and breathe for.